Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State, on Monday, said the total lockdown for residents of the state has been shifted to Friday.

Abiodun said the state government made a request to the presidency to shift the lockdown which was supposed to take place on Monday night to Friday, April 3, 2020, and has been granted.

He said the request was to prepare for the lockdown by providing food for the people.

The governor said the lockdown would now take place on Friday and would be total except those on essential services.

He however added that the lockdown on the state’s interstate roads will commence my 11pm on Monday.